Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation

Evaluating and Addressing Pain

Written on February 20, 2014 by Staff Veterinarian

Where Does it Hurt? Many owners take for granted that their pet’s pain is being relieved by medications or procedures. Don’t be afraid to ask…

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Categories: Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Dr. Andrea Looney, Emergency / Critical Care, IVG MetroWest, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Neurology, Oncology, Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Specialty Services, Surgery

Veterinary Pain Management

Written on February 14, 2014 by Andrea Looney, DVM, DACVA, CCRP,

Pain Management in Veterinary Medicine Pain management in animals is recognized as an integral aspect of veterinary practice that offers many advantages to patients. Anyone…

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Categories: Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Dr. Andrea Looney, Emergency / Critical Care, IVG MetroWest, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Neurology, Oncology, Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care, Specialty Services, Surgery
Hospital: IVG Network of Hospitals

Degenerative Myelopathy

Written on February 12, 2014 by Mark Troxel, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology) and Charles Evans, MPT, CCRP

What is Degenerative Myelopathy? With diseases like Degenerative Myelopathy, which have no cure, one of the most important coping mechanisms for owners can be information….

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Categories: Charlie Evans, Dr. Mark Troxel, Geriatric Care, Neurology, Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation, Preventive Care, Specialty Services
Hospital: Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Rupture (or ACL Injuries) and Labrador Retrievers

Written on July 23, 2013 by Stuart Bliss, DVM, PhD, DACVS, CCRP

The Breed ACL injury is a common orthopedic problem in dogs, and we see this condition frequently in Labrador Retrievers. The Labrador Retriever breed has…

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Categories: Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Dr. Stuart Bliss, IVG MetroWest, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Specialty Services, Surgery, Uncategorized, WRKO
Hospital: Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital

Osteoarthritis and Rottweilers

Written on May 07, 2013 by Amie Hesbach, MPT, CCRP, CCRT

The Breed The Rottweiler has its origins in ancient Rome and was popularized in the southern German town of Rottweil as a cattle dog and…

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Categories: Amie Hesbach, Charlie Evans, Geriatric Care, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care, Specialty Services, Staff Members, WRKO
Hospital: Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital

Quarterly Newsletter – Feb. 2013

Written on February 22, 2013 by Various

In This Edition: – Injury Prevention and the Canine Athlete. Written by Amie Lamoreaux Hesbach, MSPT, CCRP, CCRT – If you Haven’t Considered Evaporative KCS……

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Categories: Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Diagnostic Imaging, IVG MetroWest, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Ophthalmology, Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Specialty Services
Hospital: IVG Network of Hospitals

2012 National Service Dog Free Eye Exam Event!

Written on March 05, 2012 by Megan Burt

  The 5th Annual ACVO®/Merial® National Service Dog Eye Exam Event brings together veterinary ophthalmologists and thousands of service dogs for free eye exams.  Registration…

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Categories: Dogs, General, Geriatric Care, Ophthalmology, Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care, Specialty Services
Hospital: PCVRH

Born to ride: Disabled pets still have a great quality of life!

Written on February 21, 2012 by Mark Troxel, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)

While it may seem that pets that can’t walk on their own would be suffering or have a poor quality of life, the opposite is…

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Categories: Neurology, Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation, Specialty Services
Hospital: Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital

Ilio-what? Keeping your dog off of the DL

Written on August 05, 2011 by Amie Hesbach, MSPT, CCRP, CCRT

As a physical therapist, I tend to pay close attention to aches and pains– my own, my family’s, my dog’s, my patients’.  And now, as…

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Categories: Dogs, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation, Preventive Care, Specialty Services
Hospital: Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital

Eddie’s Wheels gives dogs a new ‘leash’ on life

Written on July 29, 2011 by NECN

(NECN: Alysha Palumbo, Shelburne Falls, Mass.) – As dogs’ lives go, Fenway, the black lab, is an all-star, but he almost never made it to…

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Categories: Cats, Dogs, Geriatric Care, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care, Specialty Services
Hospital: Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital & Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital

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